Get back in the swing of things with these time management tips! A new school year is around the corner, and we hope that this one will allow for kids in classrooms and on sports fields rather than in pajamas and on Zoom! As regular school days and extracurricular activities pick up again this year,… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Visiting Colleges
2021 Early Application Acceptances
Congratulations to the Class of 2021! As we noted earlier this month, this has been quite the year in admissions. We’ve seen unprecedented application pool increases and record-low early admit rates. With our strategic, layered approach to application timing, our goal is for all of our clients to have good news by the end of… Read more »
Take a Deeper Dive (Without Leaving Home)!
Making the Most of your Virtual College Admission Research with in-person college visits almost completely off the table—at least for the near future—most of this year’s applicants will need to narrow down their list remotely. No two ways about it: this is not ideal. There is no substitute for seeing a school, in session, in… Read more »
My Application was Deferred…Now What?
If your early application was deferred, a compelling mid-year update letter can have an impact It’s one of the tough realities of college admissions: every year, many highly qualified and deserving students apply early and are deferred by a wide range of schools, which means that the admissions office won’t decide on their application… Read more »
College Interview FAQ
Tools to help you succeed in college admission interviews A strong interview can be a big plus in the college application process—a chance for you to share your interests, your personality, and your excitement about the colleges you’ve chosen. Now that the college application season is underway, we wanted to share our answers to a… Read more »
Time Management Tips for the New School Year
Get back in the swing of things with these time management tips! A new school year has arrived, and with it an opportunity to be more organized than last year! To help students make good use of the precious time they have, we would like to share some time management techniques our students have… Read more »
Class of 2019 Admission Results
Congratulations to the Class of 2019! As we close in on Memorial Day and high school graduation season, we’d like to take a moment to congratulate our Class of 2019! We are so proud of you all and wish you the very best! Our Seniors put a lot of hard work into their applications. Through… Read more »
Is Taking a Gap Year a Good Idea?
Knowing the landscape is critical to gap year planning Taking a gap year after high school can be a great way to recharge your batteries, gain new experiences, and prepare yourself to hit the ground running in college. Studies have shown that students who defer their admission by a year—whether they choose to work,… Read more »
The New Early Decision: Plan for a Changing Landscape
Early Decision numbers break records again. As several recent news stories have announced, 2018 has been yet another record-breaking year for early decision college applications, with many schools seeing their early application numbers increase by twenty percent or more. And this trend is likely to continue. It’s time to acknowledge that the landscape has shifted:… Read more »
Class of 2018 Admission Results
Congratulations to the Class of 2018! Spring has finally decided to appear here in the D.C. area. Soon, summer will be upon us and the Class of 2018 will have graduated. We are very proud of our Seniors for all the hard work they put into their applications. Through multiple essay revisions, application proofreads, and… Read more »